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Carolyn Jean Hammer

February 4, 1939 December 22, 2017
Carolyn Jean Hammer
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Carolyn was born into the Christian family being one of six siblings of Joseph and Cleo Musser-Phillips. She began her long life on February 4, 1939 at the family farm in Loudon Township, Fayette County, Illinois. She was raised in the Beecher City area and graduated from Beecher City High School with the class of 1956. Carolyn married Norman E. Hammer in the St. Paul “Blue Point” Lutheran Church, rural Altamont on January 11, 1958 by the Rev. H.T. Schmidt.

Carolyn spent her life in the local area as a farm wife and with her husband raised a family of 4 children. She was member of the St. Paul “Blue Point” Lutheran Church and enjoyed time with her family. She was most active in gardening, sewing, canning, quilting and crocheting.

Carolyn is survived by her:

Husband: Norman Eugene Hammer Altamont, Illinois

2-Sons: Douglas (wife, (Kimberly Hammer Altamont, Illinois
Ronald Hammer Altamont, Illinois

2-Daughters: Debra (husband, Dennis) Bales Altamont, Illinois
Pamela (husband, Kenneth) Kaufman Shumway, Illinois

1-Sisters: Mrs. Robert “Bob” (Shirley) Kneller Shelbyville, Illinois

1 Brother-in-law Floyd Dial Altamont, Illinois

8 Grandchildren, 2 Great Grandchildren, several nieces and nephews
She was preceded in death by her:

Parents: Joseph Kenneth Phillips
Cleo Frances Musser-Phillips

1-Son: Dennis Allen Hammer

2-Brothers: Donald and his wife Ann Phillips
Harold and his wife Edna Phillips

Sister: Darlene and her husband Ronald Holley
Twin Sister Marilyn Dial

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Previous Events

Visitation

Wednesday

27

Dec

4:00 PM 12/27/2017 4:00:00 PM - 7:00 PM 12/27/2017 7:00:00 PM
St. Paul "Blue Point" Lutheran Church

14026 N 500th St
Altamont, IL 62411

One hour prior to funeral service at 10:00am

St. Paul "Blue Point" Lutheran Church
14026 N 500th St Altamont 62411 IL
United States

Service

Thursday

28

Dec

11:00 AM 12/28/2017 11:00:00 AM
St. Paul "Blue Point" Lutheran Church

14026 N 500th St
Altamont, IL 62411

St. Paul "Blue Point" Lutheran Church
14026 N 500th St Altamont 62411 IL
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Pleasant Grove Cemetery Final Resting Place

Moccasin Road
Beecher city, IL 62414

Moccasin Road Beecher city 62414 IL
United States

Memorial Contribution

St. Paul "Blue Point" Lutheran Church

14026 N 500th St
Altamont, IL 62411
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